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Date archive for: November 2014

Research resource of the week @CityUniLibrary – Ebscohost

Posted in Ebscohost, and Research resource of the week

This week’s research resource of the week is: Ebscohost.

EBSCOhost contains online database resources from leading information providers, it offers customisable basic and advanced searching . With links from the full record display to related articles by subject, magazine issue or author, users can further explore their topic. Results can be limited or refined by various criteria including subject, magazine title, date and full text availability. In addition, it allows patrons to print, email or download multiple articles.

It includes a wide variety of databases such as: Academic Search Complete, Medline, PsycINFO, Political Science Complete. These can be searched separately or simultaneously. You can create an My EBSCO account  for additional functionality such as saving  searches and alerts etc.




Research resource of the week @CityUniLibrary – Scopus

Posted in Research resource of the week, and Scopus

53 million records | 21,915 titles | 5,000 publishers

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research.

Scopus  has its own impact measurement tool (SNIP) and its own journal ranking measurement (SJR).

Scopus data can be seen on the freely available website  Scimago

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